2018-2019 Important Dates

Fall 2018

DateDay of WeekEvent
April 2MondayAlumni Foundation Scholarship application deadline; financial aid priority deadline
August 13MondayNew Personnel Orientation
August 14TuesdayFall Convocation
August 15WednesdayCampus Workshops
August 16ThursdayResidence Hall check-in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
August 16 & 17Thursday and FridayRegistration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first-term classes, there will be no late registration period)
August 20MondayFull term and 1st term classes begin including MSVCC online
September 3MondayLabor Day holiday (classes that meet on Monday nights only will make-up on Friday, September 7)
September 28FridaySecond payment of total fees due in the Business Office
October 8 & 9Monday - TuesdayColumbus Day holidays (All offices closed; Residence Halls remain open)
October 15-16Monday - TuesdayFinal exams for first term classes
October 17WednesdaySecond term classes begin, Midterm grades due for full term courses
October 31WednesdayFinal payment of total fees due in the Business Office
November 1ThursdayFall 2018 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Spring semester Health Sciences Division application deadline (Practical and Associates Degree Nursing Programs)
November 5MondayPriority Registration begins for Spring 2019
November 6TuesdayResidence hall room-reclaim begins for Spring 2019
November 16FridayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m.
November 19 - 23Monday - FridayThanksgiving holidays
November 25SundayResidence halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
November 30FridayMSVCC (online) courses end*
December 10 - 14Monday - FridayFinal examinations for full term courses and second term courses
December 13ThursdayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m.
December 14FridayBegin Christmas holidays after exams; Offices close 5:00 p.m.

Spring 2019

DateDay of WeekEvent
January 7MondayEmployees return to work
10-JanThursdayResidence hall check in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
January 10-11Thursday, FridayRegistration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first term classes, there will be no late registration period)
14-JanMondayFull term and 1st term classes begin
21-JanMondayMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday
22-JanTuesdayMSVCC (online) full term courses begin
28-FebThursdaySecond payment of total fees due in the Business Office
March 4 & 5Monday & TuesdayMardi Gras holidays; Residence Halls remain open Full term Monday night only classes will make up on Friday, March 8 and full term Tuesday night classes will make up on Friday, February 15. (First term course make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean.) Residence halls remain open.
March 6 & 7Wednesday-Thursday1st Term Final Exams
March 8FridaySecond term classes begin

Midterm grades due for full term courses
18-MarMondayMSVCC (online courses) second term begins
22-MarFridayFinancial Aid Satisfactory Progress appeals priority deadline
22-MarFridayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m.
March 25-29Monday - FridaySpring holidays
31-MarSundayResidence Halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
1-AprMondayFinal payment of total fees due in the Business Office
1-AprMondaySpring 2019 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Summer semester Health Science Division Application Deadline (Radiologic Technology)
1-AprMondayFall 2019 Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline
8-AprMondayPriority Registration Begins for Summer & Fall 2019
9-AprTuesdayResidence Hall Room Reclaim
19-AprFridayGood Friday holiday (residence halls remain open)
April 29 - May 3Monday - FridayFinal examinations for full term courses and second term courses
2-MayThursdayResidence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
3-MayFridayMSVCC (online) courses end*
9-MayThursdayGraduation Ð Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
15-MayWednesdaySummer Semester Nursing deadline for the LPN to RN Transitional Program (traditional and hybrid tracks)

Summer 2019

DateDay of WeekEvent
May 23 & 24Thursday & FridaySummer 2019 Express Registration
27-MayMondayMemorial Day holiday (Make-up dates will be scheduled at the discretion of the local dean)
28-MayTuesdaySummer 2019 Classes Begin
3-JunMondayMSCVV (online) courses start
27-JunThursdayFinal Payment of total fees due in the Business Office
27-JunThursdayFinal Term Examinations
28-JunFridayFinal Registration Second term
28-JunFridayLast day to complete the FAFSA for summer financial aid


Summer 2019 Degree/Diploma application deadline
July 1 - July 5Monday - FridaySummer Break
8-JulMondayFall Semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadlines (EMT/EMS-Paramedic, Practical and Associate Degree Nursing , Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology and Physical Therapy Assistant , and Surgical Technology)
8-JulMondaySecond Term Begins
26-JulFridayMSCVV (online) courses end
July 29 - August 1Monday - ThursdayFinal Examinations will be given during the last class meeting